BREAKING NEWS

Here's the latest news, Ozarks Environment style!

Updated 2-26-21


New Events & Cancellations: Be sure to check our Calendar of Events for new events and cancellations due to weather or the coronavirus.


Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE): Executive Director position open.


The 2020-2021 Missouri Arbor Day Poster Contest People's Choice AKA Popular Vote begins February 22nd and runs through March 15th, 2021. Click here for more information.


Call for Missouri Prairie Foundation Prairie Garden Grant Applications. Click here for details.


James River Basin Partnership is looking for good volunteers. See Calendar of Events for more information.


Educators: The new Community Resource Guide is here!


Department of Natural Resources awards $15 million to Springfield

City will make sewer collection system improvements


The City of Springfield and Greene County are always taking applications for members of boards and commissions. Click here for more information.


Updated Clean Air Action Plan is now available.


The Environmental Protection Agency extends nominations deadline for the 2021 President's Environmental Student and Teacher Awards:

President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA): Click here for more information

Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE): Click here for more

information


Grow Native! Native Plants Sales: Click here for more information.


Grow Native! has excellent new webinars: Click here for more information.


What's the Buzz About Pollinator Plots? Click here to find out!


Department of Natural Resources awards $1.7 million for electric vehicle chargers through Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust

Click here for more details


Missouri Prairie Foundation Earns National Recognition

The 55-year-old land trust has been awarded accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.


Now is a good time to check out Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA).


Check out what's happening at Vital Farms.


Watershed Committee of the Ozarks: 2020 Annual Report


Congratulations to Loring Bullard on his latest publication! Learn more about Living Waters: The Springs of Missouri and get your own copy here.


Great American Outdoors Act Signed Into Law


City Utilities announces new Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate program for new-home construction. Click here for more details.


Buy native trees and shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery. Order are being taken now through April 2021. Supplies are limited so order early.


It makes a difference when we don't drive for whatever reason. Check out recent emissions reduction in Air Quality.


Car Shopping? Here are some suggestions for electric vehicles.


There's a new deadline for the latest round of Volkswagen Trust grant applications. See Grants and Funding Opportunities.


For the latest information on EPA's Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA), see Grants and Funding Opportunities.


Congratulations to Grow Native! on 20 years of advocating native plants. See Native Trees & Plants.


Missouri Department of Natural Resources has announced the 2020 Pesticide collection dates and sites. See Recycling & Composting.


Missouri Department of Conservation launches new podcast to connect listeners with nature. See General Information to learn about Nature Boost.


Your school can be a Green Ribbon School. Information about winners is in Overachievers and information about the program is in Educational Resources.


For interesting tidbits from Jeff Cantrell at Missouri Department of Conservation, check Educational Resources.


These days we could all use a lift. The Environmental Protection Agency offers environmental indicators showing progress since the first Earth Day. See Earth Day for more information.


Check out Legislation for recent updates.



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